Period
to 21 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 10,855 13,692 15,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.74% 8.18% 8.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.91% 20.76% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,635 9,813 9,892
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,953 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,750 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.29% +3.66% +2.50%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 54,507 65,955 71,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.85% 39.38% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,865 50,508 53,063
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 10,169 £50,000 +1.01% 1,545
UK excluding London 0 6,188 £44,750 +5.29% 1,196
London -3 4,438 £60,000 +4.35% 482
South East +3 1,769 £47,500 +5.56% 274
North of England +5 1,565 £40,000 -1.23% 293
North West +7 985 £42,500 - 157
Midlands +2 933 £40,000 - 186
South West -4 760 £45,000 +5.88% 181
East of England -2 672 £45,000 -3.23% 130
West Midlands -1 633 £40,000 - 112
Yorkshire -18 454 £40,000 - 106
Scotland -1 339 £45,000 - 97
East Midlands +10 297 £40,000 -5.88% 73
North East +12 126 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Wales -18 99 £42,500 +11.84% 30
Northern Ireland -2 54 £37,500 - 5
Channel Islands +3 1 £37,500 -16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 4,701 (43.31%) Problem-Solving
2 3,261 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 2,894 (26.66%) SQL
4 2,579 (23.76%) Finance
5 2,365 (21.79%) Degree
6 2,103 (19.37%) Microsoft
7 1,632 (15.03%) Analytics
8 1,496 (13.78%) Python
9 1,467 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
10 1,230 (11.33%) Java
11 1,223 (11.27%) SQL Server
12 1,119 (10.31%) C#
13 1,095 (10.09%) Project Management
14 1,078 (9.93%) Azure
15 1,077 (9.92%) Windows
16 996 (9.18%) Linux
17 967 (8.91%) ITIL
18 965 (8.89%) Decision-Making
19 958 (8.83%) Microsoft Excel
20 935 (8.61%) .NET
21 930 (8.57%) AWS
22 926 (8.53%) Computer Science
23 911 (8.39%) JavaScript
24 852 (7.85%) Retail
25 828 (7.63%) Marketing
26 818 (7.54%) Self-Motivation
27 816 (7.52%) Management Information System
28 807 (7.43%) Scrum
29 805 (7.42%) Software Engineering
30 802 (7.39%) Mathematics

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 374 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 296 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 232 (2.14%) Confluence
4 148 (1.36%) SAS
5 143 (1.32%) IIS
6 136 (1.25%) CMS
7 118 (1.09%) Apache
8 108 (0.99%) MS Exchange
9 62 (0.57%) Skype for Business
10 53 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 52 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 48 (0.44%) Apache Pig
13 46 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 44 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
15 34 (0.31%) nginx
15 34 (0.31%) Tomcat
16 27 (0.25%) CICS
17 24 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
18 22 (0.20%) WebSphere
18 22 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 958 (8.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 752 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
3 327 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 162 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 114 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 84 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 72 (0.66%) SPSS
8 55 (0.51%) Chatbot
9 38 (0.35%) Sketch
10 26 (0.24%) InVision
11 20 (0.18%) Marvel
12 19 (0.18%) Photoshop
13 16 (0.15%) Stata
14 12 (0.11%) Figma
15 11 (0.10%) Zeplin
16 8 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
16 8 (0.074%) RoboHelp
17 7 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
17 7 (0.064%) Gephi
17 7 (0.064%) Maya
Business Applications
1 137 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 38 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 31 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 28 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 21 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 21 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 19 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 19 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 19 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
9 17 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 17 (0.16%) SAP FI
10 15 (0.14%) Eloqua
10 15 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 15 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
11 14 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 14 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
11 14 (0.13%) SAP CO
11 14 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,078 (9.93%) Azure
2 930 (8.57%) AWS
3 650 (5.99%) Power Platform
4 448 (4.13%) Office 365
5 372 (3.43%) SaaS
6 300 (2.76%) GCP
7 182 (1.68%) PaaS
8 157 (1.45%) Google Analytics
9 153 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
10 138 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 80 (0.74%) IaaS
12 59 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
13 51 (0.47%) GitHub
14 50 (0.46%) Amazon S3
15 49 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
16 43 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
17 40 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
18 37 (0.34%) OneDrive
19 36 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
20 35 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 395 (3.64%) Firewall
2 289 (2.66%) DNS
3 287 (2.64%) LAN
4 274 (2.52%) WAN
5 263 (2.42%) Internet
5 263 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 230 (2.12%) Network Security
7 217 (2.00%) DHCP
8 157 (1.45%) VPN
9 153 (1.41%) Wireless
10 128 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
11 103 (0.95%) VoIP
12 101 (0.93%) SAN
13 84 (0.77%) HTTP
14 80 (0.74%) VLAN
15 74 (0.68%) BGP
15 74 (0.68%) Broadband
15 74 (0.68%) OSPF
16 73 (0.67%) Skype
17 62 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,223 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 673 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
3 639 (5.89%) Power BI
4 546 (5.03%) Big Data
5 450 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 441 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 413 (3.80%) Hadoop
8 409 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 282 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 237 (2.18%) NoSQL
11 222 (2.05%) MySQL
12 178 (1.64%) QlikView
13 174 (1.60%) Apache Hive
14 154 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
15 137 (1.26%) Data Mining
16 136 (1.25%) MongoDB
17 124 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
18 120 (1.11%) Oracle Database
19 92 (0.85%) Data Lake
20 89 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 600 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 579 (5.33%) JIRA
3 249 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 201 (1.85%) Selenium
5 191 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 182 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 106 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 96 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 80 (0.74%) Maven
10 75 (0.69%) WebDriver
11 71 (0.65%) JUnit
12 62 (0.57%) Bitbucket Server
13 59 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 59 (0.54%) Subversion
14 54 (0.50%) git-flow
15 53 (0.49%) TeamCity
16 46 (0.42%) GitLab
17 45 (0.41%) Appium
17 45 (0.41%) MSI
18 42 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2,579 (23.76%) Finance
2 852 (7.85%) Retail
3 828 (7.63%) Marketing
4 705 (6.49%) Banking
5 386 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 380 (3.50%) Public Sector
7 333 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 217 (2.00%) Legal
9 187 (1.72%) Games
10 172 (1.58%) Law
11 142 (1.31%) Advertising
12 120 (1.11%) Electronics
13 112 (1.03%) Front Office
14 111 (1.02%) Automotive
15 108 (0.99%) Billing
16 101 (0.93%) Publishing
17 91 (0.84%) Aerospace
18 79 (0.73%) Investment Banking
19 72 (0.66%) Back Office
20 68 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,590 (23.86%) Analyst
2 1,862 (17.15%) Developer
3 754 (6.95%) Business Analyst
4 688 (6.34%) Architect
5 578 (5.32%) Consultant
6 411 (3.79%) Data Analyst
7 305 (2.81%) Senior Developer
8 302 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
9 301 (2.77%) Support Analyst
10 298 (2.75%) Graduate
11 296 (2.73%) Data Scientist
12 286 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
13 276 (2.54%) Junior
14 271 (2.50%) Project Manager
15 262 (2.41%) Software Engineer
16 261 (2.40%) .NET Developer
17 250 (2.30%) Applications Support
18 236 (2.17%) Java Developer
19 234 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 230 (2.12%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 935 (8.61%) .NET
2 726 (6.69%) HTML
3 564 (5.20%) CSS
4 472 (4.35%) Web Services
5 358 (3.30%) ASP.NET
6 332 (3.06%) AngularJS
7 309 (2.85%) XML
8 208 (1.92%) REST
9 201 (1.85%) Node.js
10 187 (1.72%) Spring
11 181 (1.67%) React
12 179 (1.65%) JSON
13 178 (1.64%) jQuery
14 176 (1.62%) Kafka
15 169 (1.56%) SOAP
16 164 (1.51%) .NET Framework
17 163 (1.50%) HTML5
18 139 (1.28%) Natural Language Processing
19 119 (1.10%) RESTful
20 114 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 818 (7.54%) Self-Motivation
2 816 (7.52%) Management Information System
3 547 (5.04%) User Experience
4 369 (3.40%) Algorithms
5 280 (2.58%) Analytical Mindset
6 252 (2.32%) Data Centre
7 193 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 191 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 175 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 173 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
11 147 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 143 (1.32%) Smartphone
13 125 (1.15%) Cloud Native
14 124 (1.14%) Social Media
15 114 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
16 95 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 95 (0.88%) Public Cloud
17 79 (0.73%) Derivative
18 75 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
18 75 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,077 (9.92%) Windows
2 996 (9.18%) Linux
3 389 (3.58%) Unix
4 370 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 212 (1.95%) Android
6 169 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 158 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 115 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 111 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 95 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 61 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (0.45%) CentOS
13 40 (0.37%) Tizen
14 34 (0.31%) Solaris
15 32 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 32 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 30 (0.28%) AIX
17 29 (0.27%) Windows 8
18 24 (0.22%) Mac OS X
19 22 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,701 (43.31%) Problem-Solving
2 3,261 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1,632 (15.03%) Analytics
4 1,467 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 1,095 (10.09%) Project Management
6 967 (8.91%) ITIL
7 965 (8.89%) Decision-Making
8 926 (8.53%) Computer Science
9 807 (7.43%) Scrum
10 805 (7.42%) Software Engineering
11 802 (7.39%) Mathematics
12 797 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 794 (7.31%) DevOps
14 788 (7.26%) Data Science
15 743 (6.84%) Analytical Thinking
16 740 (6.82%) Data Analysis
17 713 (6.57%) Visualisation
18 696 (6.41%) SDLC
19 681 (6.27%) Test Automation
20 679 (6.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,894 (26.66%) SQL
2 1,496 (13.78%) Python
3 1,230 (11.33%) Java
4 1,119 (10.31%) C#
5 911 (8.39%) JavaScript
6 648 (5.97%) R
7 579 (5.33%) C
8 459 (4.23%) C++
9 458 (4.22%) T-SQL
10 389 (3.58%) PowerShell
11 305 (2.81%) Scala
12 224 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 214 (1.97%) VBA
14 158 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 143 (1.32%) Perl
16 142 (1.31%) PHP
17 139 (1.28%) TypeScript
18 132 (1.22%) Ruby
19 114 (1.05%) VB
20 109 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2,365 (21.79%) Degree
2 516 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 324 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 309 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 262 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 221 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 187 (1.72%) CCNA
8 135 (1.24%) ISTQB
9 128 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 127 (1.17%) Master's Degree
11 124 (1.14%) CISSP
12 119 (1.10%) CCNP
13 115 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 109 (1.00%) PMI Certification
15 104 (0.96%) AWS Certification
16 103 (0.95%) MCSE
17 102 (0.94%) PhD
18 97 (0.89%) ISEB
19 91 (0.84%) MCSA
20 88 (0.81%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 606 (5.58%) QA
2 355 (3.27%) SLA
3 337 (3.10%) Data Quality
4 230 (2.12%) GDPR
5 199 (1.83%) PMO
6 197 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 65 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 55 (0.51%) NIST
9 52 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 50 (0.46%) COBIT
11 47 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
12 46 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 41 (0.38%) HMG Infosec
13 41 (0.38%) JSP 440
14 28 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
15 23 (0.21%) ISO 9001
16 16 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 14 (0.13%) IFRS
17 14 (0.13%) ISO 22301
18 11 (0.10%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 577 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 348 (3.21%) Docker
3 314 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 111 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 78 (0.72%) vSphere
6 68 (0.63%) Apache Flume
7 57 (0.53%) XenApp
8 44 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 44 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 42 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (0.29%) VMware NSX
11 28 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 22 (0.20%) Firmware
13 21 (0.19%) HDFS
14 20 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
15 19 (0.18%) vCloud
16 15 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
17 14 (0.13%) XenDesktop
18 12 (0.11%) etcd
18 12 (0.11%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 330 (3.04%) Kubernetes
2 148 (1.36%) SCCM
3 142 (1.31%) Ansible
4 137 (1.26%) Terraform
5 104 (0.96%) Puppet
6 94 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 69 (0.64%) Oozie
8 61 (0.56%) SCOM
9 46 (0.42%) Nagios
10 42 (0.39%) Nessus
11 41 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
12 38 (0.35%) Kibana
13 37 (0.34%) Prometheus
14 35 (0.32%) Consul
15 32 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
16 29 (0.27%) HP ALM
16 29 (0.27%) IBM BigFix
16 29 (0.27%) WSUS
17 28 (0.26%) FortiGate
18 27 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2,103 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 691 (6.37%) Oracle
3 510 (4.70%) Tableau
4 506 (4.66%) Google
5 481 (4.43%) SAP
6 474 (4.37%) VMware
7 393 (3.62%) Cisco
8 326 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
9 204 (1.88%) Citrix
10 192 (1.77%) HP
11 187 (1.72%) Splunk
12 176 (1.62%) IBM
13 146 (1.35%) Adobe
14 114 (1.05%) Juniper
15 108 (0.99%) ServiceNow
16 87 (0.80%) Dell
17 80 (0.74%) Atlassian
17 80 (0.74%) Informatica
18 78 (0.72%) Apple
19 69 (0.64%) CheckPoint